DRUMS & PERCUSSION
Drummer/Percussionist from Tauranga. Became professional back in 2002 tutoring drums & percussion, playing in various original and cover bands. Nick also takes the drum throne as the resident drummer and facilitator at Mount Brewing Co Brew Bar, Mount Live Lounge jam night in Mt Maunganui. 

VOCALS - GUITAR - UKULELE - MANDOLIN
Melissa Cox joined the Mauao family in June 2015 as a Vocal Tutor. She also teaches beginner acoustic guitar, beginner and intermediate mandolin, beginner ukulele, contemporary songwriting, composition, lyric writing, and theory.

VOCALS - PIANO - TIN WHISTLE - VIOLIN
Claire is an enthusiastic and fun teacher from Northern Ireland who has been playing music since she was 8 years old. She began by learning the violin and tin whistle in primary school and since then has been involved in an array of different artistic and musical projects.

GUITAR
Derrin Richards brings decades of live and studio playing experience to his 
guitar lessons. 

PIANO & KEYS
Selina has 32 years experience having studied the piano through The Royal School of Music grades 1 to 8 then qualifying with her ATCL Teacher’s Diploma through Trinity College.

GUITAR - BASS GUITAR
Performing concerts, teaching guitar clinics and playing in recording sessions in countries all around the world, Sean Clancy has been teaching guitar and music for 28 years.

GUITAR - VOCALS - VIOLIN - UKULELE
A singer, song writter and multi-instrumentalist. Camila started learning music at the age of 2 years old through classical violin suzuki method. She played amongst some of the best synphonic orchestras in Brazil.

DRAMA & SPEECH
Ashleigh is passionate about the arts and credits her own lessons in Speech and Drama from age eight as the reason why she is able to collaborate and communicate with confidence today. She is a New Zealand registered Secondary School Teacher specialising in English and Drama and has many years experience working in schools in New Zealand and overseas.